87th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 2: Mesoscale and global-scale phenomena important to regional climate

Wednesday, 17 January 2007: 9:30 AM-2:30 PM
206B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Chair:  F. Martin Ralph, NOAA/ESRL/PSD
  10:00 AM
Coffee Break

  10:30 AM
Meteorological characteristics and over-land impacts of atmospheric rivers affecting the West Coast of North America based on eight years of SSM/I satellite observations (Invited)
Paul J. Neiman, NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory/Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO; and F. M. Ralph, G. Wick, J. D. Lundquist, M. D. Dettinger, and D. R. Cayan

  10:45 AM
The diurnal cycle of warm season rainfall and its relationship to the genesis and propagation of mesoscale events. (Invited)
R. E. Carbone, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. C. Chen, T. D. Keenan, A. G. Laing, V. Levizzani, A. J. Pereira, and J. D. Tuttle

  11:15 AM
Local minimum of tropical cyclogenesis in the eastern Caribbean Sea.
Owen H. Shieh, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and S. J. Colucci

  11:30 AM
Evidence of forcing of Arctic regional climates by mesoscale processes
P. Ola G. Persson, CIRES and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and R. Stone

  11:45 AM
An Investigation of the Climatic Variability and Forcing of Lake Champlain Lake-Effect Snow Systems
Neil Laird, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and J. Desrochers and M. Payer

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)

  1:30 PM
Self Similarity and Scale Interactions in Organized Tropical Convection (Invited)
George N. Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO

  2:00 PM
Westerly wind burst, MJO, and ENSO
Chidong Zhang, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and J. Zavala-Garay